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The Case Against Fragrance

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The Case Against Fragrance

Kate Grenville

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Pollution & threats to the environment; Cosmetics technology

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A personal investigation of the science of scent, and the power of the fragrance industry, from multi-award-winning Australian... [more]

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Man of Iron: Thomas Telford and the Building of Britain

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Man of Iron: Thomas Telford and the Building of Britain

Julian Glover

Biography; Biography: science, technology & engineering; British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Civil engineering, surveying & building; Advocate - Biography

Hardback

<b>The enthralling biography of the shepherd boy who changed the world with his revolutionary engineering and whose genius... [more]

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Wonderland: How Play Made the Modern World

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Wonderland: How Play Made the Modern World

Steven Johnson

History; General & world history; Popular science; History of engineering & technology; Inventions & inventors

Paperback

Everyone knows the old saying &quot;necessity is the mother of invention,&quot; but if you do a paternity test on many of... [more]

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Australian Native Bee Book: Keeping Stingless Bee Hives for Pets, Pollination and Sugarbag Honey

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Australian Native Bee Book: Keeping Stingless Bee Hives for Pets, Pollination...

Tim Heard

Apiculture (beekeeping); Gardening

Paperback

The Australian Native Bee Book describes native bees generally and provides a complete guide to keeping Australian native... [more]

$32.95

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How We Got to Now: Six Innovations That Made the Modern World

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How We Got to Now: Six Innovations That Made the Modern World

Steven Johnson, (Pr

History; Social & cultural history; History of engineering & technology; Inventions & inventors

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How did photography bring about social reform? What connects refrigeration to Hollywood? And how did our battle against dirt... [more]

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The Age of Edison: Electric Light and the Invention of Modern America

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The Age of Edison: Electric Light and the Invention of Modern America

Ernest Freeberg

Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; History of engineering & technology

Paperback

Original publication and copyright date: 2013. [more]

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Fifty Machines That Changed the Course of History

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Fifty Machines That Changed the Course of History

Eric Chaline

Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Mathematics & Sciences; History of engineering & technology; Inventions & inventors; Mechanical engineering

Hardback

Gives the historical and technological context behind fifty machines that influenced the development of human civilization.... [more]

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Galileo's Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love

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Galileo's Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love

Dava Sobel

Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Biography: religious & spiritual; Gender studies: women; Mathematics & Sciences; History of engineering & technology

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Inspired by a long fascination with Galileo and the remarkable surviving letters of his daughter, Sobel, a cloistered nun,... [more]

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My Outback Life: Adventures in the Gulf Country

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My Outback Life: Adventures in the Gulf Country

Toni Tapp Coutts

Biography; Memoirs; Agriculture & farming

Paperback

The sequel to the bestselling A SUNBURNT CHILDHOOD. Now set in the Northern Territory's Gulf country, Toni Tapp Coutts's outback... [more]

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Organic Chemistry

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Organic Chemistry

Graham Patrick

Mathematics & Sciences; Chemistry; Organic chemistry; Biochemistry; Industrial chemistry

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Organic chemistry concerns the properties and synthesis of carbon-based molecules. Carbon atoms can concatenate into long... [more]

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Rise of the Rocket Girls: The Women Who Propelled Us, from Missiles to the Moon to Mars

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Rise of the Rocket Girls: The Women Who Propelled Us, from Missiles to the...

Nathalia Holt

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Astronautics; Advocate - Science

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Holt reveals the fascinating untold story of the heroic women who made America's space program possible. --Cate Lineberry,... [more]

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Practical Latin for Gardeners: More Than 1500 Essential Plant Names and the Secrets They Contain

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Practical Latin for Gardeners: More Than 1500 Essential Plant Names and...

James Armitage

Reference works; History; Horticulture; Gardening

Paperback

Practical Latin for Gardeners is a timely and useful guide to plant names based on the bestselling Latin for Gardeners. It... [more]

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A Sunburnt Childhood: Growing Up in the Territory

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A Sunburnt Childhood: Growing Up in the Territory

Toni Tapp Coutts

Biography; Memoirs; Rural communities; Animal husbandry

Paperback

For fans of Sheryl McCorry's DIAMONDS AND DUST and Sara Henderson, this is the story of Toni Tapp Coutts's extraordinary childhood... [more]

$19.99

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Navigation: A Very Short Introduction

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Navigation: A Very Short Introduction

Jim Bennett

History; Maritime history; History of science; Geographical discovery & exploration; Navigation & seamanship

Paperback

Looking at the long history of navigation at sea, Jim Bennett discusses the scientific and technological developments that... [more]

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Watts in the Desert: Pioneering Solar Farming in Australia's Outback

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Watts in the Desert: Pioneering Solar Farming in Australia's Outback

Lex Fullarton

Environmental economics; Alternative & renewable energy industries; Mathematics & Sciences; Alternative & renewable energy sources & technology

Paperback

Solar power has taken a journey from what was once considered the lunatic fringe to mainstream society and industry. Looking... [more]

$57.99

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Backyard Chickens: How to Keep Happy Hens

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Backyard Chickens: How to Keep Happy Hens

Dave Ingham

Poultry farming; Gardening; Farm & working animals

Paperback

Chickens are great backyard pets for young and old and a natural extension for anyone who has a veggie patch. This book is... [more]

$35.00

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The Brilliant Outsider

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The Brilliant Outsider

Robert Wainwright

Biography; Biography: general; First World War; Second World War; Inventions & inventors; Climbing & mountaineering

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George Ingle Finch, mountaineer, soldier, scientist, rebellious spirit, boy from the bush, was in his day one of the most... [more]

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Managing Australia's Pest Animals: A Guide to Strategic Planning and Effective Management

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Managing Australia's Pest Animals: A Guide to Strategic Planning and Effective...

Mike Braysher

Mathematics & Sciences; Animal ecology; Pest control

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Provides the knowledge to effectively plan, prioritise, develop and apply best practice pest animal management in Australia.... [more]

$49.95

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Overturning Aqua Nullius: Securing Aboriginal Water Rights

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Overturning Aqua Nullius: Securing Aboriginal Water Rights

Viriginia Marshall

History; Indigenous peoples; Land rights; Water supply & treatment

Paperback

Overturning aqua nullius aims to cultivate a new understanding of Aboriginal water rights and interests in the context of... [more]

$39.95

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How to Read the Solar System: A Guide to the Stars and Planets

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How to Read the Solar System: A Guide to the Stars and Planets

Paul Abel, Brian May

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Solar system: the Sun & planets; Space science

Paperback

A fresh and essential guide to understanding and interpreting the wonders of our solar system, from two intrepid young astronomers... [more]

$31.95

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A Portable Cosmos: Revealing the Antikythera Mechanism, Scientific Wonder of the Ancient World

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A Portable Cosmos: Revealing the Antikythera Mechanism, Scientific Wonder...

Alexander Jones

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; History of science; Popular science; History of engineering & technology

Hardback

The Antikythera Mechanism, now 82 small fragments of corroded bronze, was an ancient Greek machine simulating the cosmos as... [more]

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Exoplanets: Diamond Worlds, Super Earths, Pulsar Planets, and the New Search for Life Beyond Our Solar System

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Exoplanets: Diamond Worlds, Super Earths, Pulsar Planets, and the New Search...

Michael Summers, Clarence J Robinson Professor of Physics James Trefil (George Mason University)

Mathematics & Sciences; Cosmology & the universe; Space science

Hardback

Astronomer Michael Summers and physicist James Trefil explore remarkable recent discoveries. [more]

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To Be a Machine: Adventures Among Cyborgs, Utopians, Hackers, and the Futurists Solving the Modest Problem of Death

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To Be a Machine: Adventures Among Cyborgs, Utopians, Hackers, and the Futurists...

Mark O'Connell, (Ps

Society & Social Sciences; Biotechnology; Artificial intelligence; Human-computer interaction

Hardback

<b>An eye-opening journey into a world of tech visionaries, billionaires, and eccentrics dedicated to nothing less than the... [more]

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A Beekeeper's Year: A Practical Guide to Caring for Bees and Beehives

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A Beekeeper's Year: A Practical Guide to Caring for Bees and Beehives

Janet Luke

Mathematics & Sciences; Apiculture (beekeeping)

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Around the world beekeeping is increasingly popular as concern grows that bees and their environments are threatened by global... [more]

$29.99

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The History of Human Space Flight

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The History of Human Space Flight

Ted Spitzmiller

General & world history; Mathematics & Sciences; Engineering: general; Aerospace & aviation technology

Hardback

Highlighting men and women across the globe who have dedicated themselves to pushing the limits of space exploration, this... [more]

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